Gov. Inslee extends face covering requirement for businesses statewide
Last updated 7/3/2020 at 1:08pm
Gov. Jay Inslee and Sec. of Health John Wiesman announced Thursday, July 2, a statewide requirement for businesses to require face coverings of all employees and customers.
Under this proclamation set to take effect on Tuesday, July 7, businesses may not serve any customers, if they do not comply with the state-wide face covering order.
The extension comes in response to growing case counts in counties across the state, and after last week's proclamation mandating the same requirement of businesses in Yakima County.
"We're doing this because of a spike in cases of COVID-19 all over the stat...